Recent News

Read the full Daily Herald article. Our experience -- a closed behavioral center many miles away, a six-hour wait in an emergency room, police spending countless hours with a distressed person because of a shortage of doctors...

Read the Daily Herald article. U.S. HealthVest will provide services ranging from children to seniors as well as substance abuse treatment. Having all the elements of a crisis stabilization unit, this hospital is a...

Waukegan nonprofit adds peer mentorship for first-generation, minority college students — An article in the Lake County News Sun highlights the mentorship program of Waukegan to College.

Read the full .pdf — Chicago Sun Times Opinion by Michael Grecan: After the 2016 election, my view was that the voters had rejected not just Hillary Clinton, but also the modern Democratic Party – a party top-heavy with celebrity...

Wall Street Journal article by Mike Gecan — Players are doing what Saul Alinsky, founder of the Industrial Areas Foundation, often advised. You have the public's attention. Now do something with it.

Articles on Behavioral Health Hospital (Crisis Center), Fairhaven Crossing, a New Housing Opportunity, CIT Training. Read this newsletter.

LCU members evaulating township board meeting

Lake County United leaders evaluating results after the Warren Township meeting.  Township residents had the opportunity to vote on whether to sell 19 acres of township property.  This successful effort brings LCU one step...

Read Metro IAF's latest newsletter. — Metro IAF marshals the two universal sources of power, organized people and organized money, so that our organizations can collaborate with or confront powerful institutions in...

Fairhaven Crossing December 2016

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, Lake County United met to celebrate the completion of Fairhaven Crossing, 40 affordable housing units...

In December LEARN Charter Network President and CEO, Greg White, formally acknowledge and thanked Lake County United for their role in educating the community about charter schools  and laying the ground work for community support that ultimately led to the authorization of LEARN 9. 

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December Lake County United meeting in session

Lake County United's December Assembly focused on three areas:

  • Education, specifically the needs of students in Waukegan...